Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 06 December 2023), May 1691, trial of William De Veville Anthony Shaftee (t16910527-26).

William De Veville, Anthony Shaftee, Theft > theft from a specified place, 27th May 1691.

William De Veville and Anthony Shaftee , were Indicted for stealing 2 Iron Hasps, and 2 Steples, value 4 s. out of Mary-Bone Park , in April last, which Irons were fastened to the Posts belonging to the Rayles . The Evidence swore home against them; but the Fact being rather a Trespass than a Felony, they were both Acquitted .